Located in the heart of downtown Nantucket, the Whaling Museum offers guests the perfect mix of modern design married with history and tradition. The museums’ climate controlled space features an unforgettable 46-foot whale skeleton, elegant art, and priceless artifacts. Flowing from the museum’s main hall is the Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle Factory, a soaring 1847 two-level exposed brick space with original wooden ceiling beams. Both are extraordinary venues to host a wedding ceremony or reception, cocktail party, or private dinner event.
Offering unparalleled panoramic views of Nantucket Harbor, the Whaling Museum’s outdoor deck is the largest rooftop party space in downtown Nantucket. Overlooking the landmark historic district, with sight lines to the sea, it is the perfect location for wedding ceremonies, cocktail events, sunrises and sunsets.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More